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Two Techniques for Total Knee Replacement SurgeryTwo Techniques for Total Knee Replacement Surgery

WILMINGTON, DE - On June 30 at 5 p.m. EDT, Christiana Care Health System will webcast two OR Live total knee replacement surgeries, back to back, demonstrating different techniques.Total knee replacement is a highly successful treatment for people who suffer from severe knee damage or degeneration, especially from arthritis. The surgeries will be performed by Alex B. Bodenstab, M.D., and Steven M. Dellose, M.D., and the event will be narrated by Leo W. Raisis, M.D., medical director of Christiana Care's Center for Advanced Joint Replacement at Wilmington Hospital.

While the webcast is taking place, Christiana Care will also host a live chat via Twitter, which will include nurses from the Center for Advanced Joint Replacement and former patients who have undergone total knee or total hip replacement.

An announcement on Christiana Care's Twitter feed will be made 30 minutes before the webcast, with instructions on how to join the Twitter chat.
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"This is an exciting event," said Dr. Leo Raisis. "This month we are celebrating the 10,000th patient at the Center for Advanced Joint Replacement. Since the program began in 2000, our team has done a phenomenal job at achieving excellence across the full continuum of care for joint-replacement patients. This is why we are ranked among the top programs in the country. This webcast gives us an opportunity to educate the public about joint replacement, but also to demonstrate some of what makes the Center for Advanced Joint Replacement so successful for our patients."

The Center for Advanced Joint Replacement at Christiana Care's Wilmington Hospital comprises 12 surgeons, each with vast experience and expertise in joint-replacement surgery, plus a dedicated team of nurses, therapists, operating-room staff and support personnel who specialize in treating joint-replacement patients.

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